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Wall collapse kills 28 in Tamil Nadu

A 15-feet tall wall collapses on the people sitting in a state-run liquor shop in Tirupur town, 70 km from Coimbatore.
Agencies | By HT Correspondent, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2007 04:14 AM IST

At least 28 people were killed when the compound wall of a state-run liquor shop collapsed in Tirupur town, 70 km from Coimbatore, on Wednesday evening. Police sources said the 15-feet tall compound wall was recently erected by a hosiery unit.

Police said rescue efforts were on and there could be people trapped under the debris.

Investigations were on into the cause of the mishap.

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